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Hubbard, Lorenzo W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Lyndon, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/63, m/i 10/7/63, CPL, Co. M, 11th VT INF, pr SGT 11/29/63, red 9/11/64, pr Hosp. Stwrd. 1/1/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/03/1841, Lyndon, VT
Death: 06/25/1911

Burial: Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 40138440

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/9/1865; widow Mary E., 7/10/1911, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT

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Lorenzo W. Hubbard

Hubbard, Lorenzo W., of Lyndon, son of Richard and Loraine (Weeks) Hubbard, was born in Lyndon, Feb. 3, 1841.

He received his education in the common schools of his native town and at Lyndon Academy.

September 1, 1863, he enlisted in Co. M, 11th Regt. Vt. Vols., and on the completion of its organization he was appointed sergeant. Serving in this capacity one year he was made hospital steward of the regiment and served as such until the close of the war.

He then studied medicine at the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York, from which he graduated March 1, 1867. In the following April he went to Lunenburg, where he practiced medicine six years; then located permanently at Lyndon.

Dr. Hubbard represented Lyndon at the General Assembly in 1882 and 1886. In each session he was a member of the committee on the insane, and offered in the House the joint resolutions requesting the Governor to appoint a commission to investigate as to the advisability and location of a separate building for the care of the criminal and convict insane, which resulted in the construction of the asylum at Waterbury. In 1883 Dr. Hubbard was made president of the St. Johnsbury board of examining surgeons for pensions, which office he acceptably filled for more than two years.

Dr. Hubbard is a deacon of the Congregational church. He is a practitioner of the regular school and since 1867 has belonged to the White Mountain Medical Society; he is also a member of the Vermont Medical Society, and was one of its license censors two years and has served as treasurer of the Lyndon Republican Club.

He is a member of Crescent Lodge F. & A.M., Lyndonville, and of Chamberlin Post GAR, No. 1, of St. Johnsbury. He has taken great interest in the academy and graded schools of Lyndon, serving on the committee for the past twelve years.

Dr. Hubbard was married, Nov. 10, 1868, to Mary E., daughter of Bela and Martha (Perry) Halton. Of this union there was issue: Charles Bela, May E. (deceased), and one son who died in infancy.


Source: Jacob G. Ullery, compiler, Men of Vermont: An Illustrated Biographical History of Vermonters and Sons of Vermont, (Transcript Publishing Company, Brattleboro, VT, 1894), Part II, p. 213.